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Update: World Cup TV Schedule For Canadian TV and Internet

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi

For soccer fans in Canada, here’s the TV and Internet schedule for World Cup 2014: All times posted below are in Eastern Standard Time (EST). All matches are exclusively on CBC. All matches will be streamed online and available on-demand … Continue reading

FIFA Prepared to Combat Match Fixing At World Cup In Brazil, Says Exec

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

FIFA have been notified by the governing body’s internal security representatives that the World Cup is under threat from match fixers, according to a report in The Daily Mail newspaper. Ralf Mutschke, FIFA’s head of security and a former Interpol … Continue reading

BBC and ITV Will Win UK Broadcast Rights to World Cup 2018 and 2022, Says Report

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The BBC and ITV will split broadcast rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in the UK per a report in the Telegraph.  The other contenders, including Sky Sports and BT Sport, have dropped out of the running. For ITV, … Continue reading

Top 25 Twitter Accounts To Follow For World Cup 2014

Posted on by Matt Jones

Twitter and soccer are a wonderful marriage. The social media platform has become a vital, virtual companion when watching the beautiful game, with immediate reaction instantly accessible at the touch of a button. But for those that are relatively new … Continue reading

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 13 – Luis Suarez Becomes The Scourge Of Africa [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Jones

No. 13: Luis Suarez Becomes The Scourge Of Africa (South Africa, 2010) Soccer is a game that pits players with various moral dilemmas. Should you dive to win your team a penalty? Should you move the ball forward those extra few yards … Continue reading

Tim Howard Thinks USMNT Youth Will Be A Huge Factor in World Cup Success

Posted on by Pedro Heizer

Even before Jürgen Klinsmann made the shocking decision to leave Landon Donovan out of the final 23 players that will play in Brazil, this U.S. Men’s National Team was heading to Brazil as one of the least experienced US teams … Continue reading

UK World Cup TV Schedule For BBC and ITV Subscribers

Posted on by Matt Jones

Got your wall chart pinned up? Sticker book nearly finished? Sweepstake sorted? The start of the 2014 World Cup is creeping ever closer. So if you’ve yet to sort out any of the aforementioned pre-World Cup rituals, here at World … Continue reading

Ghana and the USMNT: Two Unlikely Rivals Meet Again in the World Cup

Posted on by Abe Asher

To say that the USA and Ghana are unlikely rivals would be an understatement. One nation is a global superpower at the center of almost every international engagement, and the other is a sovereign West African nation that has made … Continue reading

Univision Deportes to Kick Off 24/7 Coverage of World Cup 2014 On June 9

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi

  To coincide with the World Cup beginning June 12, Univision has announced details of its 24/7 coverage of World Cup 2014 that will beamed across the United States. Along with airing all the 64 matches in the competition throughout … Continue reading

Interview With The American Outlaws About Traveling to Brazil And Supporting USMNT

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell

This week, World Soccer Talk spoke with Korey Donahoo, President of The American Outlaws, the US supporters group, on their plans to go to the World Cup in Brazil and cheer on the U.S. Men’s National Team with a group … Continue reading

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 14 – Michael Owen Bursts Onto The World Stage [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Jones
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No.14: Michael Owen Bursts Onto The World Stage (France, 1998) When it comes to World Cup memories, positive ones have been pretty scarce for England in recent years. Prosperous and promising qualifying campaigns have only paved the way for major tournament disappointment … Continue reading

England Needs to Play Like Liverpool in the World Cup, Says Paul Scholes

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Livepool’s scintillating brand of soccer brought them within a whisker of a Premier League title this season. In the process, Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge all emerged as great hopes for England in a World Cup year. The … Continue reading

Colombia Midfielder Edwin Valencia Ruled Out Of World Cup

Posted on by Juan Arango

It seems like a team with injury problems is more the rule instead of the exception as we are 15 days away from the beginning of the World Cup in Brazil.  Colombian midfielder Edwin Valencia was finally sent back home … Continue reading

ESPN’s ‘Hillsborough’ Documentary And 30 For 30 Soccer Stories Now Available On Netflix

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell

ESPN’s explosive Hillsborough documentary as well as six other films from ESPN’s 30 For 30 Soccer Series are now available for viewing via Netflix’s streaming service in the United States. All seven films have covered a range of topics including … Continue reading

Luis Suarez Likely to Make Uruguay Return Against England in World Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Luis Suarez has told his Liverpool teammates he will be fit to face England in Uruguay’s second group game in this summer’s World Cup against England. Suarez underwent a minor operation last week following a knock he picked up in … Continue reading

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 15 – Brazil Crumble At The Maracana [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Jones
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No.15: Brazil Crumble At The Maracana (Brazil, 1950) If there’s any moment on our list that’s most applicable heading into the 2014 World Cup, it’s perhaps this one, when Brazil last hosted the tournament 64 years ago. Back then, the format … Continue reading

Adidas Release Emergency Spain Third Shirt For World Cup 2014: Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

Spain will be taking a third kit to them this summer in the World Cup as a last-minute change requested by FIFA because both of Spain’s home and away shirts for Brazil are considered dark colors. FIFA’s regulations for World … Continue reading

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 16 – The Black Panther Purrs [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Jones
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No.16: The Black Panther Purrs (England, 1966) The history of the World Cup is littered with players who have shone, but ultimately fallen just short of glory. Think of Michael Ballack in 2002 and Paul Gascoigne in 1990. But there … Continue reading